Complete Definition of "auto da fe"

English

Alternative spellings
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auto de fe

Etymology
From Portuguese auto da fé "act of faith"

Noun
en-noun|sg=auto da fe

  1. A ceremony of the Portuguese and Spanish Inquisition including the pronouncement and execution of sentences passed on sinners and heretics.
  2. The public burning to death of people condemned as heretics by the Inquisition.

Category:Portuguese derivations

te:auto da fe

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